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Old May 18th, 2013, 09:28 PM   #107 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Allen_B View Post

Both Tunein and the iHeartRadio apps will drop out when on cellular. I have to assume it is due to signal strength but my question is with 4G/LTE service.
To jump back to the crux of why we are discussing turning off LTE...
Since we know it does not persist across a reboot now at least you can
either use the dialer to get into the test menu or the app Early mentioned.

My experience with LTE on Verizon and AT&T have been completely different animals and naturally with different handsets.
AT&T for me has done handoffs to and from LTE seamlessly and I stream while driving to and from the office.
Verizon handoffs to CDMA/eHRPD are -HORRIBLE-
If I am at the office late I will also stream and there are parts of the building that I will drop LTE and go straight to HSPA without issue and my stream never drops.

The antenna and frontend in this phone is phenomenal but that won't help a bad handoff.
What I would suggest is that you try to note where your bad handoffs are physically located. If it's on an interstate note mile markers and exits.
Call AT&T, tell them the locations and they generally get that fixed.

Handoffs are actually set at the sites themselves, and it's possible that it just is not set. That does happen.
If that's the case they usually fix that fairly quickly.
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